Managing Director:

Island Lescure; Consulting arborist, tree inspector, manager and climbing arborist with 17 years of experience in tree related work. He has studied and worked in the UK but has grown-up, in part, in South India. This has provided him with international expertise with local knowledge.


Formal Qualifications (All UK based):

Lantra Professional Tree Inspection Certificate
Level 4 Diploma in Arboriculture (ABC Awards)
NPTC CS30 – Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross cutting
NPTC CS31 – Fell Small Trees
NPTC CS38 – Climb Tree & Perform Aerial Rescue
NPTC CS39 – Use Of Chainsaw from Rope & Harness
Emergency first aid: Forestry
First aid at work
Lapsed International Society of Arboriculture certified arborist certificate (obtained in 2009, not renewed)


Recent Events and Workshops Attended:

World Green Infrastructure Congress (India)
Assessment of Tree Forks Workshop (UK)
Visual Tree Assessment Workshop (UK)
BS5837 2012 Workshop (UK)
Barcham’s Big Barn Conference (UK)
The Woodland Trust’s Chalara information day and visit to Staveton (UK)
The Arboricultural Association’s Professional Tree Inspection course (UK)
The Consulting Arborist’s Society’s: Mapping Trees – an introduction to CAD & GIS in Arboriculture (UK)

For more details on work experience please visit:  Linkedin Profile

A few links that are relevant to us within the arboricultural industry:

Arboricultural Association (UK) Maintaining standards in and providing information on tree care for 50 years

Arbtalk (UK) Arboricultural discussion and information forum

Consulting Arborist Society (UK) Providing information and support for consulting arborists/tree consultants/arboriculturists

Tree House Community (Worldwide) A company building tree friendly tree dwellings with which I have participated and hope to again in the future

Tree Care India A company offering tree surgery services at international standards